North Miami Florida
North Miami is a suburban city located in northeast Miami-Dade County, Florida. Ten miles north of Miami it lies on Biscayne Bay. It hosts the Biscayne Bay Campus of Florida International University and the North Miami campus of Johnson & Wales University. Originally known as "Arch Creek", the town was incorporated as the "Town of Miami Shores". It was later renamed the "Town of North Miami" in 1931. It was reincorporated as a city in 1953. The city is home to Oleta River State Park, which is Florida's largest urban park.
Demographics of North Miami
As of 2010, the population was almost 60,000 residents, making it the sixth-largest city in Miami-Dade County. There were 22,110 households, with 12.8% being vacant. As of 2000, 38% had children under the age of 18 living with them. 39.0% were married couples living together. 20.1% had a female householder with no husband present. 33.9% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals. and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.51.
In 2000, there was a spread of 28.1% under the age of 18, 11.3% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.0 males.
In 2000, the median income for each home was $29,778. The median income for a family was $31,760. Males had a median income of $25,388 versus $20,712 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,581. About 20.7% of families and 23.9% of the was below the poverty line. These include 29.5% of those under age 18 and 17.2% of those age 65 or over.
Residents who spoke English made up 35.50%, while French Creole made up 33.28%, Spanish was at 24.89%, and French accounted for 2.69%.